25.08.1986 – 02.04.2016
Military rank: Senior Lieutenant
Born in the village of Tumi, Hadrut region.
1993-2003- Studied at the Tumi village school.
2004-2006- Served in N military unit
of the Defense Army of RA.
2006-2008- Studied at the “Gregory of Narek”
University in Stepanakert, then started contract-based
military service in N military unit of the Defense
Army as a technician of motor rifle platoon.
2008- Studied at the Praporshchik School
of the RA Ministry of Defense and received
the military rank of praporshchik.
2012- Appointed as assistant officer to the Commander
of N Military unit of the Defense Army on social-legal
affairs and received the military rank of lieutenant.
Awarded first-class Medal “For Fair Service”, Jubilee
Medal of “RA Armed Forces: 20 years” of the Armed
Forces of RA, the Medal for “Combat Service” of
Artsakh, “Armenian Yerkrapah” medal of the
“Yerkrapah Volunteers’ Union” NGO.
Killed on April 2, 2016 when defending the 112 military
post (Varazatumb/Lala Ilahi) of the 9th Defense Region
together with his fellow servicemen Lt. Col. Aleksan Arakelyan,
Roman Poghosyan, Onik Grigoryan, Maj. Suren Melkumyan.
Sgt. Adam Sahakyan, Karen Nersisyan, Jun. Sgt. Sasha Galstyan,
Pvt. Jora Yesayan, Bagrat Aleksanyan, Tigran Berakchyan,
Baris Ozmanyan, Andranik Grigoryan had been
killed in action defending the same military post.
He was married with 2 daughters.
Posthumously awarded the order of “Combat Cross”
of the 1st Degree of RA, the medal “For Courage”
of Artsakh, “Mother’s Gratitude to the Brave Soldiers
of Artsakh” medal of the “Motherhood” NGO.